NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG3099.AM: Richard Dibble, 1836-1908
Fort Lyon, Virginia and Beatrice, Gage County, Neb.: Civil War veteran
Size: 1 box
Richard Dibble enlisted in Company H First Regiment, Wisconsin Heavy Artillery on September 29, 1864. He was stationed at Fort Lyon Virginia until his discharge in April 26, 1865. The Dibble family moved to Gage County, Nebraska in 1866. A complete sketch of Dibble may be found on page 504 of the Portrait and Biographical Album of Gage County, 1888. See the NSHS Library Catalog.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of four folders of manuscript material arranged in two series: 1) Correspondence, 1864-1905 and 2) Certificates, 1858-1886. The bulk of this collection relates to camp life at Fort Lyon, as experienced by Richard Dibble, 1864-1865. The correspondence (1866-1905) comprises only 10 pieces of family correspondence mostly from Mr. Dibble’s parents.
See also the photo component [RG3099.PH] for related images.
Series 1 – Correspondence, 1864-1905
Series 2 – Certificates, 1858-1886
- Includes Homestead, Military Discharge and Naturalization Certificates
Dibble, Richard, 1836-1908
Fort Lyon (Va.) — History
United States — History — Civil War, 1861-1865 — Personal narratives
United States. Army — Military life
Revised TMM 07-02-2009
Encoded TMM 03-25-2010